Today, more than seven million Americans require some type of home care assistance ranging from around-the-clock, in-home medical care to once- or twice- weekly, touch-base visits. For most families, caregiving can become stressful as demands from their professional and personal world collide with the desire to find sufficient time to devote to the caregiving tasks that also are a family priority. Even after a caregiving plan of action is identified, it is often complicated and multi-layered. Read more
In observance of Kidney Month, Home Care Assistance is raising awareness around kidney disease. According to the Kidney Foundation, kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States and the tenth leading cause of death in Canada. Read more
If you are a caregiver for a loved one, there are undoubtedly times when you are feeling overwhelmed at best or, at worst, totally stressed out.
We understand. That’s why we are a supporting sponsor for the first annual Family Caregivers’ Conference, presented by Applegate Elder Law – The Voice of Aging. The conference will be held Tuesday, February 26. Read more
“Mind Over Gray Matter: A New Approach to Dementia Care “(now available on Amazon.com) is the fifth book in our award-winning senior wellness series.
Dementia affects us all. Nearly half of individuals aged 85 and over are afflicted with the disease. As lifespans increase, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia have become the most significant global health challenge of the 21st century. Mind Over Gray Matter represents a new approach to dementia care that offers practical guidance on caring for an individual with dementia as well as evidence-based techniques to improve quality of life and slow the progression of the disease. Read more
Letter from the Editor
January ended on a high note with the success of the fourth webinar in our Healthy Longevity Series featuring Dr. Gary Small. For those of you who were unable to attend or would like to view the presentation again, you can find it on the Webinar Series page of our website. In observance of Heart Month, we will be sharing information about cardiac rehabilitation and post-stoke care on our blog and social media sites, so stay tuned. (Read More)
Also … living longer, brain fitness in five easy steps, lower your blood pressure and caregiver of the month!
We are excited to announce that the recipient of our 2012 Kathy N. Johnson Award, world renowned memory expert, and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Gary Small, will be leading the upcoming webinar in our Healthy Longevity Series. This webinar, Alzheimer’s Prevention, will be held on Thursday, January 24th at 11AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern and will address lifestyle factors linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!
On December 4th, a remarkable woman by the name of Besse Brown Cooper passed away, ending her reign as the oldest living person on Earth at 116 years of age. Besse’s legacy is marked not only by the fact that she lived through three different centuries, but also by her extraordinary health; she never had any serious illnesses or ailments and in her final days only experienced minimal heart issues and deteriorated vision. Read more
Our Top 10 Achievements of 2012
2012 has been a year full of exciting events, announcements and discoveries across the globe. Top stories included the U.S. Presidential Election, the Summer Olympics in London, the Facebook IPO and the identification of a rare gene mutation that protects against Alzheimer’s, a hopeful discovery.
If you have older friends or family members about whom you are concerned this holiday season, you can help them enjoy the December festivities more by following these ten simple suggestions: Read more
Home Care Assistance of Carmel
716 Adams St unit c,
Carmel, IN 46032
P. (317) 316-0804
Phone (317) 316-0804
- Office Hours
- Monday-Friday: 9am to 5pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
- Home Care Hours
- Monday-Sunday: 24 Hours